Fifth-year senior Adam Coon got his first chance on Friday night during the Michigan wrestling team’s intrasquad meet. It didn’t take long for him to prove he hasn’t lost much.
Three freshmen had truly standout performances — Logan Massa took third overall, and Myles Amine and Stevan Micic both took fourth in their respective weight classes.
A season that started with the Michigan wrestling team redshirting three of its best athletes began its championship swing this weekend.
The final match was very close for redshirt sophomore Zac Hall, and was ultimately decided on riding time in favor of NC State, pushing the final score to 23-15 in favor of the Wolfpack.
Redshirt freshman Logan Massa’s performance was not enough, as No. 14 Michigan (4-5 Big Ten, 8-6 overall) fell to No. 18 Wisconsin.
The Michigan wrestling team (4-4 Big Ten, 8-5 overall) topped Michigan State on Sunday with the help of redshirt freshmen Logan Massa and Myles Amine and senior Brian Murphy.
Falling in line with predictions of a close matchup, the Chippewas narrowly edged out the Wolverines, 19-18.
Combining clutch late-match points with signature hard-nose wrestling, the 14th-ranked Wolverines dominated No. 10 Lehigh on Senior Day.
Michigan senior wrestling captain Brian Murphy recorded his first pin of the season against No. 10 Lehigh during his final home meet on Senior Day.
The Wolverines’ 34-6 defeat at the hands of the 12th-ranked Fighting Illini matched Michigan’s worst dual meet loss since the 2009-2010 season.